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    • Chikungunya and dengue fever among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania. 

      Hertz, Julian T; Munishi, O Michael; Ooi, Eng Eong; Howe, Shiqin; Lim, Wen Yan; Chow, Angelia; Morrissey, Anne B; ... (14 authors) (Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2012-01)
      Consecutive febrile admissions were enrolled at two hospitals in Moshi, Tanzania. Confirmed acute Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Dengue virus (DENV), and flavivirus infection were defined as a positive polymerase chain reaction ...
    • Chikungunya as a cause of acute febrile illness in southern Sri Lanka. 

      Reller, Megan E; Akoroda, Ufuoma; Nagahawatte, Ajith; Devasiri, Vasantha; Kodikaarachchi, Wasantha; Strouse, John J; Chua, Robert; ... (14 authors) (PLoS One, 2013)
      BACKGROUND: Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) re-emerged in Sri Lanka in late 2006 after a 40-year hiatus. We sought to identify and characterize acute chikungunya infection (CHIK) in patients presenting with acute undifferentiated ...
    • Emergence of Epidemic Dengue-1 Virus in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. 

      Bodinayake, Champica K; Tillekeratne, L Gayani; Nagahawatte, Ajith; Devasiri, Vasantha; Kodikara Arachichi, Wasantha; Strouse, John J; Sessions, October M; ... (19 authors) (PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2016-10)
      BACKGROUND: Dengue is a frequent cause of acute febrile illness with an expanding global distribution. Since the 1960s, dengue in Sri Lanka has been documented primarily along the heavily urbanized western coast with periodic ...